Public Speaking (SPCH 1315) Online Prerequisite/Co Speaking (SPCH 1315) Online Credit: 3 semester credit hours (3 hours lecture) ... Course Syllabus 3

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<ul><li><p>Approved: 1/2014 </p><p>Public Speaking (SPCH 1315) Online </p><p>Credit: 3 semester credit hours (3 hours lecture) </p><p>Prerequisite/Co-requisite: Complete the Online Orientation and answer yes to 7+ questions on the Online Learner Self-Assessment: </p><p> </p><p>Course Description Application of communication theory and practice to the public speaking context, with </p><p>emphasis on audience analysis, speaker delivery, ethics of communication, cultural </p><p>diversity, and speech organizational techniques to develop students speaking abilities, as </p><p>well as ability to effectively evaluate oral presentations. This course is time-bound, </p><p>structured, and completed fully online. Recorded speeches with an audience are </p><p>required. </p><p>Required Textbook and Materials There are two required textbooks for this course: </p><p>1. A Concise Public Speaking Handbook, 3rd Edition. Steven A. Beebe and Susan J. Beebe </p><p>2. What Every Student Should Know AboutCiting sources with MLA Documentation. Greer. </p><p>Choose one of the following Purchasing Methods: </p><p> Purchase bundled from the bookstore or Pearson store: o ISBN: 978-0-205-93463-8 o</p><p>SPEAKG-HDBKWESSKA-CITING-SRC/ </p><p> Purchase separately: 1. Concise Public Speaking Handbook, 3rd. Edition. Steven A. Beebe and Susan </p><p>J. Beebe (Paper: ISBN 978-0-205-75370-3 or Electronic ISBN: 978-0-205-</p><p>82812-8 </p><p>2. What Every Student Should Know AboutCiting sources with MLA Documentation. Greer. (ISBN: 978-0-+205-71511-4) </p><p>Additional Materials: </p><p> 1 package of 3x5 to 5x7 index cards and materials for visual aids. </p><p> Camcorder or other stationary recording device for filming of speeches. </p><p> High Speed Internet Connection </p><p> YouTube account. </p><p>Course Objectives Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to: </p><p>1. Demonstrate an understanding of the foundational models of communication. 2. Apply elements of audience analysis. 3. Demonstrate ethical speaking and listening skills by analyzing presentations for </p><p>evidence and logic. </p><p></p></li><li><p>SPCH 1315 Online </p><p>Course Syllabus </p><p> 2 </p><p>4. Research, develop and deliver extemporaneous speeches with effective verbal and nonverbal techniques. </p><p>5. Demonstrate effective usage of technology when researching and/or presenting speeches. </p><p>6. Identify how culture, ethnicity and gender influence communication. </p><p>7. Develop proficiency in presenting a variety of speeches as an individual or group (e.g. narrative, informative or persuasive). </p><p>Course Outline </p><p>A. Introduction to Public Speaking a. Speaking in Public b. The Audience-Centered </p><p>Speechmaking Process </p><p>c. Ethics and Free Speech d. Improving Your Confidence </p><p>B. Analyzing an Audience a. Listening b. Analyzing Your Audience c. Adapting to Your Audience </p><p>as You Speak </p><p>C. Preparing a Speech a. Developing Your Speech b. Gathering Supporting </p><p>Material </p><p>c. Supporting Your Material D. Crafting a Speech </p><p>a. Organizing Your Speech b. Developing an Introduction </p><p>c. Developing a Conclusion d. Outlining and Editing Your </p><p>Speech </p><p>e. Using Words Well E. Delivering a Speech </p><p>a. Methods of Delivery b. Nonverbal Communication c. Verbal Communication d. Delivering Your Speech e. Selecting Presentation Aids f. Designing and Using </p><p>Presentation Aids </p><p>F. Types of Speeches a. Informative Speaking b. Understanding Principles of </p><p>Persuasive Speaking </p><p>c. Using Persuasive Strategies d. Speaking in Small Groups </p><p>Grade Scale 900 1000 A </p><p>800 899 B </p><p>700 799 C </p><p>600 699 D </p><p>0 599 F </p><p>Course Evaluation Final grades will be calculated according to the following criteria: </p><p>Five Speeches 50% </p><p>Homework, written assignments 30% </p><p>Tests/Evaluations 20% </p><p>Course Requirements 1. Basic computer skills including email, word processing, use of internet, file </p><p>management, uploading files and videos. </p><p>2. Audiences for ALL Presentations must include no less than five (5) adults. 3. The speaker and audience must be on camera at ALL times. 4. This course requires 5 speeches including written preparation: </p></li><li><p>SPCH 1315 Online </p><p>Course Syllabus </p><p> 3 </p><p>a. An introduction speech b. Two informative speeches c. Two persuasive speeches </p><p>5. Participate in discussion boards, complete homework assignments, self-evaluations and listening assignments. </p><p>Course Policies 1. Must log into blackboard to attend class. 2. Should check Blackboard 4-5 times each week. 3. Should spend a minimum of 3-6 hours a week on course assignments. 4. All work will be submitted through assignments tab or discussion boards on </p><p>Blackboard. </p><p>5. Any assignment submitted that contains plagiarism will earn an automatic zero and further action may be taken. </p><p>6. Each assignment in this class has a due date; late assignments will not be accepted. </p><p>Technical Requirements The latest technical requirements, including hardware, compatible browsers, operating </p><p>systems, software, Java, etc. can be found online at: </p><p> </p><p>A functional broadband internet connection, such as DSL, cable, or WiFi is necessary to </p><p>maximize the use of the online technology and resources. </p><p>Disabilities Statement The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1992 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of </p><p>1973 are federal anti-discrimination statutes that provide comprehensive civil rights for </p><p>persons with disabilities. Among other things, these statutes require that all students with </p><p>documented disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for </p><p>reasonable accommodations for their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability </p><p>requiring an accommodation, please contact the Special Populations Coordinator at (409) </p><p>880-1737 or visit the online resource: </p><p> </p><p>Course Schedule (subject to change) Week Topic Reference </p><p>1 Orientation to Class Online: First Things First </p><p>Class Introductions Discussion Board </p><p>Pre-Test </p><p>2 Introduction to Public Speaking Online: Learning </p><p>Modules/Chapters 1-4 </p><p>The Audience Centered Speech-Making Process </p><p>Ethics and Free Speech </p><p>Improving Your Confidence </p><p></p></li><li><p>SPCH 1315 Online </p><p>Course Syllabus </p><p> 4 </p><p>Week Topic Reference </p><p>3 Listening </p><p>Analyzing Your Audience </p><p>Adapting to Your Audience as Your Speak </p><p>Introduction Speech and Self Evaluation </p><p>Online: Learning </p><p>Modules/Chapters 5-7 </p><p>4 Developing Your Speech Online: Learning </p><p>Modules/Chapters 8-10 </p><p>Gathering Supporting Materials </p><p>Supporting Your Speech </p><p>Library Assignment </p><p>5 Organizing Your Speech Online: Learning </p><p>Modules/Chapters 11-14 </p><p>Developing an Introduction </p><p>Developing a Conclusion </p><p>Outlining and Editing Your Speech </p><p>6 Test 1: Chapters 1-14 Online: Learning </p><p>Modules/Chapters 1-14 </p><p>Prepare for Speeches Discussion Boards </p><p>Tribute Speech Outline </p><p>7 Using Words Well Online: Learning </p><p>Modules/Chapters 15-16 </p><p>Methods of Delivery </p><p>Informative Speaking Online: Learning </p><p>Module/Chapter 22 </p><p>Tribute Speech and Self Evaluation </p><p>8 </p><p>Nonverbal and Verbal Communication Online: Learning </p><p>Modules/Chapters 17-19 </p><p>Delivering Your Speech </p><p>Informative Speech and Self Evaluation </p><p>9 Selecting, Designing and Using Online: Learning </p><p>Modules/Chapters 20-21 </p><p>Presentation Aids </p><p>Informative Speech and Self Evaluation </p><p>10 Understanding Principles of Persuasive Speaking Online: Learning </p><p>Module/Chapters 23 </p><p>Listening Reports </p><p>11 Using Persuasive Strategies Online: Learning </p><p>Module/Chapter 24 </p><p>Problem-Solution Outline </p><p>12 Persuasive Speech: Problem-Solution and Self </p><p>Evaluation </p><p>Online: Learning </p><p>Module/Chapter 24 </p><p>13 Speaking on Special Occasions Online: Learning </p><p>Module/Chapter 25 </p></li><li><p>SPCH 1315 Online </p><p>Course Syllabus </p><p> 5 </p><p>Week Topic Reference </p><p>14 Speaking in Small Groups Online: Learning </p><p>Module/Chapter 26 </p><p>Monroes Motivated Sequence Outline </p><p>15 Persuasive Speech: Monroes Motivated </p><p>Sequence and Self Evaluation </p><p>16 Test 2: Chapters 14 26 Online Learning: </p><p>Modules/Chapters 14-26 </p><p>Contact information varies by instructor. </p></li></ul>


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